Daily excursions to the colony of sea lions
Punta Piramide Reserve in Whales Season
Punta Piramide Reserve has a privileged location, just 3.1 mi (5 km) from our town Puerto Piramides, it is ideal to contemplate the sunset, with the sun disappearing into the sea. Many neighbors and tourists are at that magical moment in this place. The geography, as I describe it in another article, is cliffy and withRead More
Punta Piramide Reserve
How to get to Punta Piramide from our tourist village?
To know this Reserve that is only 3.1 mi ( 5 km ) from Puerto Piramides, there are 5 options to get to Punta Piramide, 2 for water and 3 for land. By water, it is with the nautical summer trips that turn into whale watching between June and December. In kayak with the daily summerRead More
Sea lions in numbers in Peninsula Valdes
Sea lions (otaria flavescens) are marine mammals that have characteristics common to other mammals, as basic as suckling their young or breathing air. But also like each species, it has particular characteristics, in its physiology and in its behavior. It has a varied life cycle, within the different seasons of the year. In December theRead More
Sea lions and the eternal pregnancy of females
The sea lion male can copulate many times a day throughout the reproductive season, with the different females of his harem ranging from 2 to 12 females. The females live in a different situation because they can copulate only with the male of the harém. The gestation period is prolonged and she can only haveRead More
What will I learn in the Punta Piramide Reserve?
In the Punta Pirámides Reserve, as I mentioned in other articles, the panoramic view is the closest thing to see infinity. A feeling of enormity surrounds me every time I look at an unmeasurable amount of water from its viewpoint. From there, see a 16-meter-long whale, literally discovering a tiny black dot in an endlessRead More
Sea lions and their two colonies
In the animal world, leaving offspring is a necessity for the survival of each species. In mammals, as in the case of the sea lion, the harems that the males have are a consequence of the physiological and unconscious need to have a large offspring. The male can mate many times a day throughout theRead More